An overdraft facility offers you the convenience of managing day to day expenses with ease while trade loans help you to bridge the working capital gap created by the difference between payables and receivables. A short-term money market loan offers you the convenience of funding without the administrative burden.

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Dedicated support

Enjoy advice and support from a dedicated team of experts.

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Global network services

Ease your international dealings through our global network and reputation.

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Specialised finance

Choose from a range of specialised finance options for suppliers and buyers.

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Improve daily cash flow

Get cash and improve your daily cash flow to support your business.

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Giving you the confidence to prosper in the short term

We offer you a range of working capital facilities to support your short-term financing needs. Choose the finance solution to meet your business needs and trade with confidence.

What you can expect

  • Overdraft and short-term loans

    • Manage day-to-day expenses with ease and convenience.
    • It is available to you immediately.
    • It is available in local and in major foreign currencies.
  • Trade loans

    • Get financing solutions to import or export goods and services.
    • Get financing that's tailored to manage funding gaps in your 'working capital cycle' and enhance your cash flow.
    • Both pre-shipment and post-shipment financing are made easy and convenient.
    • Get finance in local and in major foreign currencies.
  • Documentary trade

    • Get solutions which take the risk out of trading internationally.
    • A comprehensive selection of documentary trade products such as documentary credits, documentary collections, bank guarantees and indemnities are offered for both importers and exporters.
    • Get expert advice and access to a global network to expand your business internationally.
    • Documentary trade instruments can be offered in multiple foreign currencies.
    • Exporters may require a third party, usually a bank, to guarantee payment of a bill of exchange drawn on an importer under a trade contract. This action is known as avalisation and you can request this from Absa.
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The right solution for the right trade

What you can expect

  • Supplier finance

    • Managing the cost of finance is made easy with supplier finance. By extending payment terms, you have the ability to manage working capital gaps caused by the difference between payables and receivables.
    • Supplier finance helps you to mitigate the impact of extending supplier payment terms by offering your suppliers access to convenient and cost-effective financing.
    • Supporting and developing your supply chain is crucial to your business, Absa's supplier finance provides tangible support to develop your suppliers.
  • Structured trade and commodity finance

    • Improve working capital and effectively manage your inventory with a structured trade solution.
    • Solutions are tailored to your business needs.
    • Absa offers a range of structures to manage the financing of inventory and trade receivables.
    • Financing structures can be offered on a full recourse, limited recourse or non-recourse basis based on certain conditions.
    • Financing is offered in local currency and major foreign currencies.
    • Selective invoice finance allows you to choose which invoices you would like to fund, and when you would like to fund them.
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Boost your cash flow for your business to grow

Improve liquidity and get working capital when you need it by discounting your export letter of credit and bill of exchange with Absa.

  • Improve your cash flow

    Discounting a trade instrument such as an export letter of credit and bill of exchange is convenient and offers a cost-effective method of financing for your business. We offer options to discount bills drawn in Mozambican metical and major foreign currencies.

  • Enjoy added security

    Enjoy the added comfort of 'Money in the Bank' through our non-recourse discounting on avalised bills and confirmed letters of credit.

  • Obtain an advance against your receivables

    Supporting the growth of your business is important to us. Key to this growth, is giving you the ability to obtain an advance against your trade debtors, thereby allowing your business to meet its commitments and sustain its growth.

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